Guide to the J. E. Wallace Sterling Papers Documenting His Selection as President of Stanford University

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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Overview

Call Number: SC0843
Creator: Phleger, Herman,, 1890-1984,
Title: J. E. Wallace Sterling papers documenting his selection as president of Stanford University
Dates: 1948-1975
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
Summary: Collection includes the information sheets on possible candidates with biographical information and comments on the candidates, communications with faculty, text of Phleger's address at a dinner in honor of Sterling in April 1968 which discusses the process of the committee, and a letter from Sterling to Phleger, 1975.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

J. E. Wallace Sterling Papers Documenting His Selection as President of Stanford University (SC0843). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Herman Phleger was a member of the Stanford Board of Trustees' committee to recommend a new president for Stanford, following the unexpected death of Donald B. Tresidder in 1948.

Description of the Collection

Collection includes the information sheets on possible candidates with biographical information and comments on the candidates, communications with faculty, text of Phleger's address at a dinner in honor of Sterling in April 1968 which discusses the process of the committee, and a letter from Sterling to Phleger, 1975.

Access Terms

Phleger, Herman,, 1890-1984,
Stanford University -- General subdivision--Presidents.;
Sterling, J. E. Wallace, (John Ewart Wallace), 1906-1985


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers